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Musculoskeletal Institute
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Sean P. Riley, P.T., D.P.T., Sc.D.

Sean P. Riley

Sean P. Riley, P.T., D.P.T., Sc.D., is a physical therapist specializing in the treatment of orthopaedic and sports medicine patients at UConn Health. Dr. Riley has a special interest in the treatment of orthopaedic and sports medicine related injuries. Additionally, he is actively involved in research focused on the effects of manual therapy interventions and shoulder impingement, as well as other topics in orthopaedics, manual therapy, and sports medicine.

Appointment: Physical Therapist, Department of Rehabilitation Services, UConn Health

Specialty: Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy


  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
  • Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist (Extremity) through the International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine
  • Certified Athletic Trainer


  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Education/Athletic Training, Central Connecticut State University, 1998
  • Master of Science, Biology with Health Science Specialization, Central Connecticut State University, 2000
  • Master of Science, Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut, 2004
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Simmons College, 2006
  • Doctor of Science, Texas Tech University, 2013

Other Experience: Infantry Sergeant, U.S. Army, Honorable Discharge

Selected Publications:
Joseph, M., Riley SP. Evaluation and Treatment of Patellar Hypomobility. National Athletic Trainers Association Newsletter 8:46-48, 2006.

Research Interests: Evaluation and treatment involving sign and symptom reproduction and alleviation.